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Third Volume in Unreleased Art Pepper Series Due May 30

A two-disc set of previously unissued recordings by the late Art Pepper, Volume III: The Croydon Concert, will become the first release on the Widow’s Taste label, run by Laurie Pepper, the widow of the alto saxophonist. The release date is May 30.

The set features Pepper’s so-called “Comeback Band,” which worked with him from 1978 through most of 1981: pianist Milcho Leviev, bassist Bob Magnusson and drummer Carl Burnett. The performance documented took place at Fairfield Hall in Croydon, England in May1981.

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